Catalogue of archive of Sir Percy Loraine

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Archive of Sir Percy Loraine, 12th Bart. (1880-1961), diplomat, n.d

1910-1931

Abstract:
Papers of Sir Percy Loraine, 12th Bart. (1880-1961), diplomat.

Extent: 0.9 Linear metres, 6 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. d. 3236-3239, e. 3277-3278, Photogr. e. 10

Biographical history

Sir Percy Loraine, 12th Bart. (1880-1961) was a diplomat, serving in Europe, Persia and China. Details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Scope and Content

Loraine's papers include a diary, 1910, correspondence, and a notebook.

Acquisition

Bought, with photographs probably taken by Elsie Goalet, mainly of friends, n.d., MS. Photogr. c. 78, fols. 18-31, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd., 12 Nov. 1998, lots 543, 745

Related Material

For a diary, 1929, acquired earlier, see MS. Eng. hist. d. 308.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3277, fols. 1-2]

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Loraine | Sir Percy Lyham | 1880-1961 | 12th Baronet and diplomat

Subject(s)

Diplomatic and consular service -- British

Descriptive List

Personal diary of Percy Loraine
Date: 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3277
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Letters to Percy Loraine from Elsie Goalet
Date: Dec 1910-July 1914, n.d
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3236
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 182 leaves

Letters to Percy Loraine from Elsie Goalet
Date: Dec 1910-Jul 1914, n.d
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3237
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 232 leaves

Scope and Content

With (fols. 226-229) two Laissez-Passer for their journey from Ballegarde to Paris, 1914.

Notebook containing drafts of letters to Elsie Goalet from Percy Loraine
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3278
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 37 leaves

Letters to Elsie Goalet from Percy Loraine
Date: Mar 1911-Dec 1914,n.d
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3238
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 175 leaves

An autochrome (lantern slide) of Percy Loraine and Elsie Goalet in Arabic costume
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. e. 10
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters to Louise Loraine from her husband Percy Loraine
Date: Sep 1929-Jun 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3239
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 105 leaves


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